From Brouwer to Hilbert

From Brouwer to Hilbert : The Debate on the Foundations of Mathematics in the 1920s

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Most contemporary work in the foundations of mathematics takes its start from the groundbreaking contributions of, among others, Hilbert, Brouwer, Bernays, and Weyl. This book offers an introduction to the debate on the foundations of mathematics during the 1920s and presents the English reader with a selection of 25 translated articles central to the debate. It is intended for undergraduate and graduate courses in the philosophy of mathematics.show more

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  • Hardback | 348 pages
  • 149.86 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line figures
  • 0195096312
  • 9780195096316

Table of contents

Section 1 L.E.J. BROUWER; Section 2 H. WEYL; Section 3 P. BERNAYS AND D. HILBERT; Section 4 INTUITIONISTIC LOGIC; Indexshow more

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